Dalhousie’s Department of Athletics and Recreation is committed to teaching the skills and habits that fuel a lifetime of success. Our holistic approach aims to encourage physical activity, create a sense of belonging and support strong performance in both academics and athletics. We create facilities and programs to meet the distinct needs of our varsity athletes, students, faculty and staff across all our campuses, and our local communities.

Your generous support will help strengthen the Department of Athletics and Recreation and continue to attract the best and brightest athletes to Dalhousie.

Top Funding Priorities

Adopt a Tiger Program

The Adopt a Tiger program helps to fund exhibition travel, equipment upgrades and team apparel, and support the health and wellness of our athletes.. Varsity student-athletes must navigate the competing priorities of representing Dalhousie and preparing for a future beyond graduation. Your support enables them to give their all in everything that they do.

Adopt a Tiger program primes player for success on and off the court

Fourth-year men’s basketball player Sam Wade is making the most of his time at Dalhousie both on and off the court. The Adopt a Tiger program offers supporters an opportunity to assist players like Wade and his fellow Tigers in their pursuit of excellence.

Black & Gold Academic support program

The Black & Gold Academic support program provides our varsity athletes with resources that supports their academic success. This program includes study skill seminars, study halls, tutoring services and other support to help varsity athletes keep their academic goals in focus. Your gift to the Black & Gold program enables our varsity athletes to succeed in the classroom and in sport.

Temi Toba-Oluboka

Black & Gold program a big win for three-time AUS all-star

Imagine being a conference all-star in your sport while also balancing the workload of a master’s degree. That’s exactly what track and field thrower Temi Toba-Oluboka (BSc’20) is doing.

Exterior rendering of the Oulton-Stanish Centre buildingSupport the Oulton-Stanish Centre

The Oulton-Stanish Centre will provide a fresh facility for ice sports and serve as an on-campus wellness hub and vibrant event venue. Your support of the Oulton-Stanish Centre will help us build an on-campus health, wellness, and activity where students, faculty and staff and the Halifax community can thrive.

Learn more about the Oulton-Stanish Centre